Iris brings extensive experience as a CFO in consumer retail and chemicals, successfully leading and collaborating with cross-functional leaders to improve profitability across multiple sites and implement enterprise strategies such as merchandising, marketing, e-commerce, and mergers and acquisitions. Before becoming CFO at Petmate, she held executive finance leadership positions at GameStop. She served as CFO for the Asia and Latin America divisions of NCH Corporation, a global chemical conglomerate. Iris also held various senior financial roles at YUM! Brands and worked in strategic and management consulting with Bain & Company and FMC Pharmaceuticals early in her career.
Iris holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemical engineering from McGill University in Montreal and an MBA (with distinction) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She is fluent in Spanish and French and has a solid understanding of Portuguese.